Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • So They Say

    Offensive and inspiring. Outrageous and reserved. Perplexing and inspiring. Those are just a few of the ways to describe the outpouring of words MW captured...

  • Higher Things

    Kim English's neighbors were chatting the other day when the conversation turned to Ce Ce Peniston's ten-year-old anthem ''Finally.'' ''Didn't Kim sing that?'' one asked....

  • Soundwaves

    Mad'House Absolutely Mad Radikal Records Puretone Stuck in a Groove V2/BMG Picture Jennifer Love Hewitt making a tribute album to Madonna: It's not at all...

  • Soundwaves

    INXS The Best of INXS Atlantic/Rhino Vic Latino Vic Latino Presents 80's Now Tommy Boy INXS only briefly lived up to its name in the...

  • Soundwaves

    Peter Rauhofer Live@Roxy Star 69 Records Jonathan Peters Sound Factory Uncut: Thirteen on Thirteen Groovilicious Music Star remixer Peter Rauhofer was the man behind the...

  • Soundwaves

    Earth Music Vol. 2 Junior Vasquez Tommy Boy 12 Inches of Cox Chris Cox Provocative Music/Capitol Bedrock Compiled & Mixed John Creamer & Stephane K...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week Christina Aguilera kicked off a “Dirrty” season of overwrought singing and undernourished diva-wannabes. This week, none other than Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton...

  • Soundwaves

    Thievery Corporation Richest Man in Babylon Eighteenth Street Lounge Music DJ Boy George A Night In with Boy George: A Chillout Mix Moonshine Didn't you...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Dan Round Trip Kinetic Records DJ Escape Party Time 2003 Groovilicious Music Crystal Waters never got the attention she deserved with ''Come On Down,''...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Tony Moran Party Groove: Hotlanta Centaur Records DJ David DePino Dance for Life: West End Records Celebrates LIFEbeat's 10th Anniversary West End Records Most...

  • Soundwaves

    Amber Naked Tommy Boy Mary J. Blige Dance for Me MCA Records Amber is covered only by strategically placed tufts of hair on Naked. But...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Chris Cox Provocative Trance Provocative Music/Capitol Records DJ Dave Dresden Provocative Progressive Provocative Music/Capitol Records What, precisely, is trance? Or progressive? It's hard to...

  • Getting ''Naked'' with Amber

    The thanks to ''all my fantastic fans! You're my inspiration!'' dispatched by almost every pop star in their album booklets is usually meaningless blather and...

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Soundwaves

    Hex Hector Remixology Ultra Records DJ Encore DJ Encore Presents Ultra.Dance 02 Ultra Records During a live DJ performance, Hex Hector tends toward familiar songs,...